So I am trying to use this font http://fortawesome.github.com/Font-Awesome/. I've added the font as a resource and put it in the plist file. Here's how I am using it:
[homeFeedButton.titleLabel setFont:[UIFont fontWithName:@"fontawesome" size:8]];
NSString *str = [NSString stringWithFormat:@"%C", @"\f030"];
It is because your
+[NSString stringWithFormat:] method contains the literal for a unichar, not an NSString, which is an object that uses %@, which is beside the point because literal'ing a literal is redundant.